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#6916 Charles de Gaulle

All my life I have had a certain idea of France. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about life
#6917 Charles de Gaulle

I have understood you! .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about you
#6918 Charles de Gaulle

Long live free Quebec! .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about live
#6919 Charles de Gaulle

France has no friends, only interests. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about friends
#6920 Charles de Gaulle

Les hommes peuvent avoir des amis, pas les hommes d'Etat. Interview, December 9 1967. .

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#6921 Charles de Gaulle

Yes, it is , from the Atlantic to the Urals, it is Europe, it is the whole of Europe, that will decide the fate of the world. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about world
#6922 Charles de Gaulle

Now she is like everyone else. .

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#6923 Charles de Gaulle

France cannot be France without greatness. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about greatness
#6924 Charles de Gaulle

France has lost a battle, but France has not lost the war. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about war
#6925 Charles de Gaulle

At the root of our civilization, there is the freedom of each person of thought, of belief, of opinion, of work, of leisure. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about freedom
#6926 Charles de Gaulle

Let us be firm, pure and faithful; at the end of our sorrow, there is the greatest glory of the world, that of the men who did not give in. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about faith
#6927 Charles de Gaulle

Supported General Douglas MacArthur during his row with President Harry Truman by saying MacArthur was: .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about man
#6928 Charles de Gaulle

"A foreign military leader whose daring was feared by those who profited by it." De Gaulle said that MacArthur's critics should "pay deserved tribute to the legendary service of a great soldier". .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about fear
#6929 Charles de Gaulle

I am a man who belongs to no-one and who belongs to everyone. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about man
#6930 Charles de Gaulle

Why do you think that at 67 I would start a career as a dictator ? .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about art
#6931 Charles de Gaulle

Politics, when it is an art and a service, not an exploitation, is about acting for an ideal through realities. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about art
#6932 Charles de Gaulle

No policy is worth anything outside of reality. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about reality
#6933 Charles de Gaulle

How can you govern a country which has two hundred and forty-six varieties of cheese? .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about you
#6934 Charles de Gaulle

I am not ill. But do not worry, one day, I will certainly die. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about will
#6935 Charles de Gaulle

Of course one can jump up and down yelling Europe ! Europe ! Europe ! But it amounts to nothing and it means nothing. .

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#6936 Charles de Gaulle

Long live Montreal, Long live Quebec! Long live Free Quebec! .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about live
#6937 Charles de Gaulle

Men can have friends, statesmen cannot. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about men
#6938 Charles de Gaulle

The future does not belong to men... .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about future
#6939 Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle statue .

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#6940 Charles de Gaulle

Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about love
#6941 Charles de Gaulle

The sword is the axis of the world and grandeur cannot be divided. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about world
#6942 Charles de Gaulle

Nothing great is done without great men, and they are great because they wanted it. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about men
#6943 Charles de Gaulle

France was built with swords. The fleur-de-lis, symbol of national unity, is only the image of a spear with three pikes. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about words
#6944 Charles de Gaulle

The desire of privilege and the taste of equality are the dominant and contradictory passions of the French of all times. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about time
#6945 Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle with Winston Churchill .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about wit
#6946 Charles de Gaulle

Nothing builds authority up like silence, splendor of the strong and shelter of the weak. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about silence
#6947 Charles de Gaulle

It is better to have a bad method than to have none. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about bad
#6948 Charles de Gaulle

Character is the virtue of hard times. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about time
#6949 Charles de Gaulle

Anything can happen someday, even that an act conforming to honour and honesty can end up, at the end of the line, as a good political decision. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about honesty
#6950 Charles de Gaulle

The leader is always alone before bad fates. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about fate
#6951 Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle with Rt. Hon. W.L. Mackenzie King .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about wit
#6952 Charles de Gaulle

Difficulty attracts the characterful man, for it is by grasping it that he fulfils himself. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about self
#6953 Charles de Gaulle

The cabinet has no propositions to make, but orders to give. .

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#6955 Charles de Gaulle

General de Gaulle was theleader of the Free French Forces which had escaped to London in World War II. Marshal , a hero of , had signed an(agreement to end fighting) with the invading forces of Nazi Germany, and led the Nazi-collaborating government ofin the south. The Nazis had occupied the north of France. De Gaulle was opposed to surrender and had left France on ,after P .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about men
#6956 Charles de Gaulle

Three days later, de Gaulle obtained special permission fromto broadcast a speech viaRadio over France, despite the British Cabinet's efforts to block the broadcast. In the speech, de Gaulle reminded the French people that theand thewould support them in an effort to retake their land from the . On , 1940, at 19:00, de Gaulle's voice was broadcast nationwide. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about people
#6957 Charles de Gaulle

"The leaders who, for many years, were at the head of French armies, have formed a government. This government, alleging our armies to be undone, agreed with the enemy to stop fighting. Of course, we were subdued by the mechanical, ground and air forces of the enemy. Infinitely more than their number, it was the tanks, the airplanes, the tactics of the Germans which made us retreat. It was the tanks, the airplanes, the tactics of the Germans that surprised our leaders to the point to bring them there where they are today. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about men
#6958 Charles de Gaulle

"But has the last word been said? Must hope disappear? Is defeat final? No! .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about hope
#6959 Charles de Gaulle

"Believe me, I speak to you with full knowledge of the facts and tell you that nothing is lost for France. The same means that overcame us can bring us to a day of victory. For France is not alone! She is not alone! She is not alone! She has a vast Empire behind her. She can align with the British Empire that holds the sea and continues the fight. She can, like England, use without limit the immense industry of United States. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about knowledge
#6960 Charles de Gaulle

"This war is not limited to the unfortunate territory of our country. This war is not finished by the battle of France. This war is a world-wide war. All the faults, all the delays, all the suffering, do not prevent there to be, in the world, all the necessary means to one day crush our enemies. Vanquished today by mechanical force, we will be able to overcome in the future by a superior mechanical force. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about war
#6961 Charles de Gaulle

"The destiny of the world is here. I, General de Gaulle, currently in London, invite the officers and the French soldiers who are located in British territory or who would come there, with their weapons or without their weapons, I invite the engineers and the special workers of armament industries who are located in British territory or who would come there, to put themselves in contact with me. .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about work
#6962 Charles de Gaulle

"Whatever happens, the flame of the French resistance must not be extinguished and will not be extinguished. Tomorrow, as today, I will speak on Radio London." .

Charles de Gaulle Quotes about hate
#7775 Omar Bradley

If a man has character, everyone has confidence in him. Soldiers must have confidence in their leader. .

Omar Bradley Quotes about confidence
#7776 Omar Bradley

It is time that we steered by the stars, not by the lights of each passing ship. .

Omar Bradley Quotes about time
#7777 Omar Bradley

We have men of science, too few men of God. We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the . The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living. If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. .

Omar Bradley Quotes about wisdom
#7778 Omar Bradley

I am under no illusion that our present strategy of using means short of total war to achieve our ends and oppose communism is a guarantee that a world war will not be thrust upon us. But a policy of patience and determination without provoking a world war, while we improve our military power, is one which we believe we must continue to follow…. Under present circumstances, we have recommended against enlarging the war from Korea to also include Red China. The course of action often described as a limited war with Red China would increase the risk we are taking by engaging too much of our power in an area that is not the critical strategic prize. Red China is not the powerful nation seeking to dominate the world. Frankly, in the opinion of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, this strategy would involve us in . .

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